Thari - the loom

Thari- The Loom, exploring the design and play of thread

Taneira presents ‘Thari- The Loom’, a fundraiser event to celebrate 20 years of DakshinaChitra on Friday, 3rd November 2017 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. ‘Thari- The Loom’ is a group production exploring the design and play of thread. The concept & choreography is by Malavika Sarukkai, an exponent in Bharatanatyam, Indian Classical Dance. ‘Thari – The […]

National Puppet Festival at DakshinaChitra

National Puppet Festival at DakshinaChitra

DakshinaChitra, the history and heritage museum at Chennai (TamilNadu, India), will conduct National Puppet festival from 22nd to 24th of September 2017. The three day festival will highlight the traditional performing art of puppetry.  The puppet festival will bring in puppet troupes from South and North of India to perform the different forms of puppetry […]

Dussehra celebrations by DakshinaChitra

Dussehra celebrations by DakshinaChitra

DakshinaChitra presents Dusshera Festival 2017 at DakshinaChitra, Muttukkadu, Chennai  from 13th – 17th September 2017. Performance of Kangilu Kunitha, the popular folk form of Karnataka, is one of the highlights of the festival. Display and sale of crafts from Karnataka is also conducted as part of the festival. Kangilu Kunitha will be performed by Udipi-based […]

village-festival at Dakshinachithra

Village Festival by DakshinaChitra, Chennai

DakshinaChitra, Chennai is organising Village Festival from 28 Dec 2016 to 29 January 2017 at DakshinaChitra, East Coast Road, Muttukkadu, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.  The festival will present folk dance forms by the local troupes from Cuddalore, Srivilliputtur, Karnataka, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh . The dance forms will include Theepandhattam, Gaarudi Gumbe, Olakka dance, Gussadi and […]

Festival of Uttarakhand at dakshinachitra

Festival of Uttarakhand at Chennai in December

Date:  17 – 25 December 2016 (Tuesday Holiday) Venue: DakshinaChitra, East Coast Road, Muttukadu, Chennai, TamilNadu DakshinaChitra celebrates the culture of a different state in India every year. This year the festival – Festival of Uttarakhand- will celebrate and revels the culture and traditions of Uttarakhand. Festival of Uttarakhand Folk dances of Uttarakhand such as […]